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American Compass brings together 10 experts in a detailed policy symposium that examines strategies that may bring jobs back to American shores.
Arthur Herman’s case study on how American titans of industry worked in tandem with government to win World War II reveals the extent to which industrial policy can strengthen a nation in crisis.
We know what porn does to the brain, because the medical science is solid. Because social science is much softer, we can’t know for certain what causal impacts porn has on society, if any. But once we realize that we have to be much more humble in this area, we can still make prudential judgments.
In this book, Oren Cass proposes a series of conservative proposals to restore the importance of dignified work to our understanding of economics. Cass has expanded on many of these ideas with the founding of his think tank, American Compass, in 2020.
Though corporate profits are high, and the stock market is booming, most Americans are not sharing in the economic recovery.
In this American Affairs article, Angela Nagle provides a fresh perspective on the immigration debate—from the left.
Peter Navarro’s 2016 documentary helps explain the US-China relationship through the lens of trade policy—from PNTR with China to foreshadowing Trump’s election.
John Kay argues that the financial sector has grown too large, detached itself from ordinary business and everyday life, and has become an industry that mostly trades with itself, talks to itself, and judges itself by its own standards. (School of Business)
In this shocking exposé, the plight of American workers left behind by a policy that puts cheap imported labor first is uncovered.
In The Hell of Good Intentions, Stephen Walt critiques liberal hegemony and the foreign policy “blob” that continues to propagate it. Walt also criticizes Trump’s foreign policy for a failure to substantially alter the status quo. Walt offers another alternative, offshore balancing, as a new grand strategy for the United States.
These remarks were delivered at The American Conservative’s annual gala in Washington, D.C. on May 9.
Micah Meadowcraft makes the case that the best way to take on China is by starting right here at home—rebuilding industry and helping working-class Americans first.
A former foreign correspondent for The Boston Globe and The New York Times, Stephen Kinzer provides a vivid and important history of American regime-change wars, offering a “warning as the United States seeks to define its role in the modern world.”
Julius Krein’s remarks during the “What is Economic Nationalism?” panel at the 2019 National Conservatism Conference on July 16, 2019.
Then-Secretary of State John Quincy Adams used this speech to lay out his vision for American foreign policy. In a famous passage, he states that “[America] goes not abroad, in search of monsters to destroy.” His argument in this speech was that the United States should not interfere in the affairs of the European great powers, but rather focus on her own neighborhood.
A new Right is needed, one that understands itself as rooted in the noble cause of the American Revolution—unabashed and zealous in its determination to restore political liberty and politics.
Offering a different perspective, Peter Juul and Ruy Teixeira make an interesting case for a new “liberal nationalism.”